Pendleton Community Library has a wide variety of online resources, many available for use both in the library and from your personal computer.

 

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Biographies

Gale Biography in Context
Includes entries on more than 500,000 individuals spanning history and geography. Users can perform research on individuals and learn about their significance within their time and place. Searching can be limited to profession, nationality, or geography, which makes Biography in Context a good starting point for an Indiana Biography project. This resource is updated daily and includes multimedia content and information culled from various resources such as reference books, magazines, and authoritative websites.

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MAS Ultra High School Edition
Designed specifically for high school, this resource contains full text for 500 popular magazines. Full text is also available for biographies and primary source documents. Full-test reference books and an image collection including photos, maps and flags are also included.

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Colleges & Careers

Tutor.com
Tutor.com, part of the Princeton Review, is a learning tool that combines online tutoring, homework help, and test preparation with self-study resources. Students can interact with live, vetted tutors who help with math science, social studies, foreign language, writing, and more. There are additional resources for students who are college-bound. Tutor.com has live tutors available every day from noon to midnight.

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Testing and Education Reference Center
Testing and Education Reference Center provides tools for those who are taking the next step in their education or career. Create an account and start taking sample tests for college entrance or professional certification. Use the collection of ebooks to learn about job outlooks. Tap into the resume builder and start writing the resume that might just land you your dream job.

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Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a set of free online courses, lessons and practice exercises that help educate students through short video lessons.

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General Studies

Explora High School
A resource designed for students in grades 9 through 12 with a focus on the arts, literature, biography, business and careers, current events, geography and culture, health, history, math, science and more.

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MAS Ultra HS
Designed specifically for high school, this resource contains full text for 500 popular magazines. Full text is also available for biographies and primary source documents. Full-test reference books and an image collection including photos, maps and flags are also included.

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MasterFILE
This resource covers all disciplines and contains full text for nearly 2,000 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Reference books, primary source documents, and an image collection are also included.

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Points of View Reference Center
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.

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TopicSearch
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints. Contains full text from diverse sources including international newspapers and periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

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Tutor.com
Tutor.com, part of the Princeton Review, is a learning tool that combines online tutoring, homework help, and test preparation with self-study resources. Students can interact with live, vetted tutors who help with math science, social studies, foreign language, writing, and more. There are additional resources for students who are college-bound. Tutor.com has live tutors available every day from noon to midnight.

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Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a set of free online courses, lessons and practice exercises that help educate students through short video lessons.

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Newspaper Source Plus
Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London) and the Toronto Star. Also contains selective full text for more than 300 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television and radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

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Geography, Languages, & Cultures

Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Level One uses an interactive interface to present an immersion method of study for learning foreign languages.

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CultureGrams State
CultureGrams State features colorful, easy-to-read state reports that help students understand the diversity and history of each U.S. state and the District of Columbia. Each report includes maps, flags, state symbols, plus sections on history, economy, geography, population, and more.

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CultureGrams World
contains reports on more than 200 countries and cultures, focusing on twenty-five categories including history, personal appearance, gestures, family, economy, and more.

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Health & Science

Science in Context
Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers.

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Health and Wellness Resource Center
Provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health and related information. Contains up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources, all of which are reviewed by medical experts.

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Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

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News & History

Indiana History Online
Includes a wide variety of old documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises, books and children's books. Also contains introductory essays and other educational materials that provide historical context. Searches and displays materials as they were originally published, including words and ideas we might now consider offensive.

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Hoosier State Chronicles
Hoosier State Chronicles seeks to provide free, online access to high quality digital images of Indiana's historic newspapers by digitizing the Indiana State Library’s collection.

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History Reference Center
Designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research, this database features full text for thousands of primary source documents and informational texts.

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Newspaper Source
Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London) and the Toronto Star. Also contains selective full text for more than 300 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television and radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

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TopicSearch
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints. Contains full text from diverse sources including international newspapers and periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

Visit TopicSearch


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Literature & eBooks

OverDrive / Libby
This is a robust collection of downloadable ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines. Titles are available for use on your tablet or mobile device through OverDrive or by downloading the Libby app.

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Contemporary Authors
Contemporary Authors provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references for over 130,000 U.S. and international authors. Users can search for an author by name, title of work, nationality, date and place of birth and death, subject/genre, personal and career information, awards and honors and more.

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Tutoring & Test Prep

Testing and Education Reference Center
Testing and Education Reference Center provides tools for those who are taking the next step in their education or career. Create an account and start taking sample tests for college entrance or professional certification. Use the collection of ebooks to learn about job outlooks. Tap into the resume builder and start writing the resume that might just land you your dream job.

Visit TERC

 

Tutor.com
Tutor.com, part of the Princeton Review, is a learning tool that combines online tutoring, homework help, and test preparation with self-study resources. Students can interact with live, vetted tutors who help with math science, social studies, foreign language, writing, and more. There are additional resources for students who are college-bound. Tutor.com has live tutors available every day from noon to midnight.

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Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a set of free online courses, lessons and practice exercises that help educate students through short video lessons.

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